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Brand Manager Oncology | Daiichi-Sankyo Belgium

  • Marketing
  • Permanent Contract
  • Brabant Wallon

Context | Organization

Daiichi-Sankyo is a global pharmaceutical company with corporate origins in Japan, providing innovative products and services in more than 20 countries around the world. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise, the company draws upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help patients.
Through the outstanding knowledge and commitment of 15,000 employees worldwide, Daiichi-Sankyo creates innovative new and generic medicines, and new methods of drug discovery and delivery. They share a passion for innovation, as well as compassion for the patients around the world who are in need of their medicines.
Building the future of Oncology, Daiichi-Sankyo has a promising pipeline of new products within the field of Oncology and is introducing one of the most breakthrough technologies of recent years into the market. 
In order to support the successful growth of Daiichi-Sankyo as one of the main drivers of innovation in the field of Oncology in the pharmaceutical industry, and implement the European marketing strategies on a national level, Daiichi-Sankyo Belgium is currently looking for a
Brand Manager Oncology (m/f/x)


  • In your function you will provide analytical guidance to the Oncology team to enable informed strategic decisions as well as driving product management tactical operations. You report directly to the Business Unit Head Oncology/Country Manager.

  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and lead local market research projects and apply innovative research approaches
  • Identify and define Market Insights and Competitive Intelligence needs, information gaps and select most appropriate methodology for data collection. 
  • Utilize sales data, competitor insight, dynamic opportunity data, SFE data, and market research to integrate these insights into actionable product/brand opportunities
  • Provide an objective in depth understanding of the Oncology market and the key drivers of brand performance
  • Support brand planning process through situational analysis, scenario planning and activity planning
  • Align and integrate with the Oncology Team the business insight, CI, pricing and market access partners to inform the forecast assumptions and Oncology Brand performance and potential opportunities
  • Formulation and implementation of the product strategy including development of short and long-term planning
  • Conception and implementation of the marketing plan as well as coordination of all activities of the entire marketing mix
  • Assure Marketing In-Field presence during Pre-launch & Launch Phase of the brands
  • Independent design and implementation of marketing measures as well as targeted use of the marketing budget
  • Collaborate closely with the European and Global teams


  • Marketing/business-related Degree / MA / PhD in Sciences
  • At least 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical marketing or market research
  • Oncology knowledge/experience preferred
  • Experience in analytical support/insights generation desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and strong ability to work in a team
  • Mature self-starter with entrepreneurial mindset and "hands on" mentality
  • Practical thinker focused on getting things done and achieving results 
  • Courage and ability to challenge and influence others using both experience as well as relevant market/strategic insights
  • Fluency in English, Dutch & French written and spoken


  • The position of Brand Manager Oncology is new within Daiichi-Sankyo Belgium, allowing you to fully shape this role and take ownership in driving the expansion of the BU Oncology within Daiichi-Sankyo Belgium. 
  • Daiichi-Sankyo Belgium is offering you the opportunity to build the Oncology organization ‘from scratch’ and put it on the map nationally. 
  • The future of Oncology is here, with Daiichi-Sankyo offering a highly promising pipeline of new and revolutionary products.
  • You will be given substantial autonomy in this position and will be working closely together with the Oncology Marketing Team on an international level, and the Country Manager Belgium, who will be your main strategic sparring partner on a local level. 
  • You will be involved in the introduction into the Belgian market of one of the most breakthrough technologies of recent years within the field of Oncology. Together with your team, you will be at the forefront of a success story within Daiichi-Sankyo as well as act as a pioneer within the pharmaceutical industry as a whole. 
  • You will be offered a competitive salary package. 


  • We are looking forward to receive your resume and motivation letter regarding this position.
  • Do not hesitate to get in touch either by e-mail ( or +32 2 474 03 90 (ask for Sanne Loos or Catherine Maertens).


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